Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907

This hard to find green transfer ware plate is a beauty!! It has a dark olive green inner scalloped boarder with gold highlights. Springs of leaves and bouquets of various types of flowers in a lighter green transfer adorn the rim. The center has a medallion like design done in various shades of green. The background of this plate is still a bright white making all the green literally pop of the plate. Green transfer was initially introduced about 1825 by the Spode Company of Stoke-upon-Trent; Spode green is vibrant and alive and fairly tingles with vitality. A few of the other greens, though nonetheless lovely, tend to be more olive, almost muddier. Still others have the freshness of new apples and the clarity of motionless pools. Though every collector has, at one time or another, been tempted to gather green only to select, in the end, another of the appealing hues. Their withdrawal has proved indeed fortunately for those who did choose green; although not as rare as yellow, green is somewhat difficult to locate and commands high prices, especially for the older transferware. Dunn Bennett manufactured earthenware and Ironstone for England and American markets. Their products were of high quality; and having retail establishments in both countries they were in a position to cater successfully for both countries. There is one small rim chip that has glaze over it but no cracks; manufacturing anomalies do exist, the occasional tiny iron speck, dust 'bump' in the glaze, etc.

Backstamp: Bee Hive -Imperial Semi China ~ Dunn Bennett co Burslem England

Measures: 10"

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Exquisite Old Green Transferware English ~"Alexandria" Pattern~ Dunn & Bennett ~ 1875-1907

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